Leading Through Uncertainty
Dr. Angel B. Pérez is an education administrator, author, speaker, teacher, and student advocate. With more than two decades of experience in secondary and higher education leadership positions in the U.S., he is now recognized as a national thought leader, and sought after as an international speaker, on issues of educational equity and access in American education. Pérez’s work on behalf of underrepresented student populations echoes his own story. Growing up poor in Puerto Rico and the South Bronx, he went on to graduate from some of America’s most prestigious institutions and now dedicates his efforts to ensure that all who aspire to higher education have the opportunity to achieve. He currently serves as Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success at Trinity College where he also teaches in the Educational Studies Department. You can learn more about him at: www.angelbperez.com
Eric Hoover is one of the nation’s top experts on college admissions. He has reported on debates over affirmative action, standardized testing, and college access. His writing about higher education has also appeared in The New York Times, Washington Monthly, Nautilus, and The Washington Post's Book World.
Dr. Luke Charles Harris, Director of Programs and Co-Founder of the African American Policy Forum, is an Associate Professor of American Politics and Constitutional Law at Vassar College. J.D. & LL.M Yale, Ph.D Princeton. He clerked for the late A. Leon Higginbotham Jr., the distinguished scholar and former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; and he served as a Fulbright Scholar to England at the University of Warwick, School of Law. Dr. Harris is the author of a series of critically acclaimed articles on questions of equality in contemporary America, the coauthor -- along with Kimberle Crenshaw, Danny Hosang and George Lipsitz -- of Seeing Race Again, Countering Color Blindness Across the Disciplines; and the co-writer and chief consultant for Kathe Sandler’s 1993 award-winning documentary film A Question of Color.